FACTS

Lesson 28

NEWSLA ARTICLE


  • Woolly mammoths are known for their heavy fur coats and long, curved teeth called tusks
  • extra bones, called cervical ribs
  • mammoths lived in a tough environment
  • They faced hunger and disease
  • 16 samples of mammoth bones from the base of the neck at the Natural History Museum
  • scientist looked at other bones in comparrison.
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DOGO NEWS


  • The woolly rhino lived on Earth between 20,000 - 50,000 years ago
  • five-year old Amelia had unearthed the Atlas vertebra (the bone supporting the neck) of a Woolly Ice-Age Rhinoceros.
  • she noticed something stuck in the mud
  • The woolly rhino lived on Earth between 20,000 - 50,000 years ago

  • They were herbivores

  • lived alone or in really small family groups

  • long gray-brown shaggy hair and two horns both made out of matted hair

  • The closest one is a rhino species that lives on the island of Sumatra.

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Fossils A peek into the past

  • The ice age occured between 1.6 million and 10,000 years ago.
  • Mammoths are extinct, so they dont exist
  • Carnivors are meat eating animals
  • Mammoths weighed about six to eight tons and were about 9 feet tall
  • Mary learned her skills as a fossil hunter from her father
  • Plesiosuarus, means " almost like a lizard."
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